Murray Bernthal

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Murray Bernthal
Born(1911-04-15)April 15, 1911
New York City, U.S.
OriginSyracuse University
DiedDecember 9, 2010(2010-12-09) (aged 99)
Syracuse, New York, U.S.
OccupationsProfessor, conductor, music director, violinist
Awards: Post-Standard Achievement Award in February 1995

Murray Bernthal (April 15, 1911 – December 9, 2010) was an American musician and producer long active in Syracuse, New York. He was a violin prodigy and a Syracuse University basketball player.[1]

Bernthal and his first wife, Rose, were instrumental in saving the Landmark Theatre during the 1970s when local developers threatened to tear it down.[1]

Bernthal received the Post-Standard Achievement Award from The Post-Standard, a Syracuse news publisher in February 1995.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Melinda Johnson (December 11, 2010). "Murray Bernthal dies at 99; colorful life worthy of theatrical production". Syracuse Post Standard.

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